Sheila McKechnie

 

 

Age: 55

 

Summary: Scottish influential housing campaigner and consumer activist who became known for her early works as director of the housing and homelessness charity Shelter from 1985 to 1994 during which she was active in the Women's Movement and helped define the modern consumer movement after working as a trade union official in the 1970's.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: May 3, 1948

 

Died: January 2, 2004

 

Location: London, England